Category Archives: Encouragement

What are you doing about “it” challenge?

challenge started with a simple instruction in a podcast. “Write down your top 20 “Go To Encouragement Verses.” I am going to give you two minutes to jot them down.” Two minutes? Maybe I could do that with an Internet Connection and twenty minutes, but two minutes? I accepted the challenge. While I pray the […]

How to Use Your Critic’s Words to Fuel Your Goal

Our critic’s words and actions can discourage us. Michael Phelps, has been lauded as the “Most Successful Olympian of all time.” With 23 medals, he has won more than anyone…EVER! (And the number is changing everyday as I write and rewrite this post.)   And personally, I loved how he handled the locker room intimidation […]

I Wanna Hold Your Hand!

I was a proud mama when my daughter, Kimberly, graduated from Aveda Beauty Institute with the highest GPA in her class. Another honor was bestowed on her when her classmates voted for her to speak for them at graduation. Kimberly carefully prepared and practiced to hone her presentation. Ashlyn, her daughter, asked, “Are you nervous?” […]

A Key to Emotional Health

key to emotional health

Do you ever read a quote and feel it all the way through your being…I mean like all the way to the tips of your toes? And you’re not really sure why it resonates so loudly, but it just does? This quote did that for me. “ And, I’m not even musically inclined! So, it […]

Inconvenience or Opportunity?

Kids on skateboards reminded me, love is patient

 They were on skateboards… little guys…two of them one was maybe 8 and the other looked to be about 6 years old. It looked like they were mostly talking… but it was where they choose to have their conversation that annoyed me… They were jawing right in the middle of the road. I was in […]

God is My Salvation

Isaiah 12:2 Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation
[slideshow_deploy id=’4358′] Isaiah 12:2 is a precious verse to me. Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation    Comforting This verse is one of those comforting and comfortable verses that I’ve used and reused. One […]

Is Your Porch Facing the Right Direction?

florida sandhill cranes

Is Your Porch Facing the Right Direction? I’m preaching a revival in Lake Wales. (And wow has God been awesome!) We didn’t really want to get on the treadmill at the hotel, so Wayne found this great park downtown. Southern Hospitality We were greeted by a pair of trumpeting red-headed Florida Sand Cranes. That’s right, […]